Public Health Midwives (PHM) and the Health Instructors (HI) Training for Ring Surveys - Colombo
A training programme was conducted for the Public Health Midwives (PHM) and the Health Instructors (HI) of the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) area at the Millennium Centre (New Town Hall) Auditorium on January 22nd 2020.
To commemorate the World Leprosy Day 2019 various programmes have been organized by the FAIRMED supported districts namely Polonnaruwa, Ratnapura and the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC), under the theme of "Ending discrimination, stigma and prejudice in Leprosy”.
Overseas training on Leprosy for a group of Medical Officers and Public Health Inspectors
An overseas training on Leprosy was provided for a group of eleven (11) Medical Officers and Public Health Inspectors from the Ratnapura and Polonnaruwa districts and the Clombo Municipal Council (CMC).
Agreement with the Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA)
On the 1st May 2018 FAIRMED FOUNDATION has renewed the agreement signed with the SLMA with few modifications to the agreement. According to the new agreement both Sri Lankan medical and non-medical individuals can apply for research grants through the SLMA.
National Leprosy Day 2017 was commemorated at the Health Education Bureau of the Ministry of Health. The event was themed "A Leprosy Free Sri Lanka by 2020" and was held under the auspices of Dr.Jayasundara Bandara, Director General Of Health Services
Here is the latest from the Anti- Leprosy Campaign of the Ministry of Health on Leprosy in Sri Lanka
As the annual Leprosy Day falls on the final Sunday in January, this year the world celebrated the day of remembrance for all those who have been marginalised and stigmatised due to the disease on the 29th day or 2017.
Shared is a collection of news articles published from around the world, commemorating a day which Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says is a tribute to the tireless efforts taken to tackle the diseases by the countries preeminent founding father Mahatma Gandhi.
An overseas training programme on Leprosy was provided for a batch of 5 Physiotherapy Tutors from the School of Physiotherapy. The training programme was held from the 17th-28th October 2016 and was conducted at the Training Unit, The Leprosy Mission Hospital, Naini, India.
Overseas training for 15 Public Health Inspectors in 2016
An overseas training programme on Leprosy control was provided for a batch of 15 PHIs, 3 each from the 5 programme districts. The training programme was held from the 6th – 17th June 2016 and was conducted at the Training Unit, The Leprosy Mission Hospital, Naini, India.
FAIRMED FOUNDATION Organized an Art Competition in collaboration with the FAIRMED assisted five districts to mark the "The World Leprosy Day" which fell on the 31st of January 2016. Cash prizes for the 1st,2nd & 3rd places and 10 consolation prizes were awarded to the winners.